Christophe Schilling, Ph.D.  |  CEO, co-founder

Christophe co-founded Genomatica in 1998 and was named CEO in May 2009. He has led the company’s drive to remake everyday materials, with commercial scale technologies and products that use renewable feedstocks and biology rather than fossil fuels, to enable more sustainable products with lower greenhouse gas emissions. The company has earned multiple awards for innovation, industry impact, engineering, and science.

Christophe is Chair Emeritus of Biocom, the largest advocacy organization for California’s life sciences sector and serves on BIO’s Industrial & Environmental Section Governing Board. He is also a member of YPO, an international leadership organization for chief executives, and previously served on the World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council on Biotechnology. Christophe holds a Ph.D. in bioengineering from the University of California, San Diego and earned a B.S. in biomedical engineering from Duke University.

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